Two weeks ago, AYO hosted a summer political education and leadership development intensive. Students participated in workshops to learn about racism, classism, sexism, homophobia, and other oppression.
This summer, the Arab Youth Organization is putting on a week a long intensive workshop that is dedicated to develop leadership skills in organizing, activism, speaking skills for Arab youth who are between the ages of 14-22. You will also
On June 9th, 2010, San Francisco City Supervisors John Avalos and Sophie Maxwell introduced a historic resolution for human rights condemning Israel’s attack aboard the Gaza Freedom Flotilla, and calling for President Obama to work to end the siege on
And they’re not going to take it anymore! AYO is about to launch into a survey to find out more about racism in the local school systems and educational inequities in teaching (or not teaching) about Arabs.
Through the surveys,
For the past year, AROC has participated as an active member of the San Francisco Immigrant Rights Defense Committee (SFIRDC). We’ve been fighting, along with over 30 other organizations, to curb youth deportations in the city of SF. In 2008,